University of Belgrade

Institute for
Multidisciplinary Research

Jelena Bogdanović Pristov

Dr Jelena Bogdanović Pristov

Research Professor

Department of Life Sciences (LS)

Phone: +381-11/2078-451


Curriculum vitae



2008: Ph.D. in Plant physiology and biochemistry, Faculty of Biology, University of Belgrade.


2007: M.Sc. in Biophysics, University of Belgrade.


2003: B.Sc. in Biochemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Belgrade.


Work Experience


2019-present: Research Professor, Institute for Multidisciplinary research, University of Belgrade.


2009-2019: Research Fellow (Research Assistant Professor), Institute for Multidisciplinary research, University of Belgrade.


2008-2009: Research Assistant, Institute for Multidisciplinary Research, University of Belgrade.


2003-2008: Research Trainee, Center for Multidisciplinary Studies, University of Belgrade.


Scholarships and Awards


• Award for young scientists, Congress “Peroxidase 2006”, July 6-9, 2006, Aveiro, Portugal.


Research Interests


• Plant physiology and biochemistry.

• Molecular biophysics and physiology.

• Antioxidant metabolism.

• ROS signaling.

• Plant cell wall structure and function.


Other Professional Activities


• Invited lecturer: Bogdanović Pristov J., Spasojević I. (2010) Different roles of carbohydrates in the redox metabolism of plants. Regional Biophysics Conference, September 15-18, 2010, Primošten, Croatia.


Representative publications

Peer-reviewed international journals


Korać Jačić J., Nikolić Lj., Stanković D.M., Opačić M., Dimitrijević M., Savić D., Grgurić Šipka S., Spasojević I., Bogdanović Pristov J. (2020) Ferrous iron binding to epinephrine promotes the oxidation of iron and impedes activation of adrenergic receptors. Free Radical Biology and Medicine 148: 123-127. doi: 10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2020.01.001 – ID=1608


Božić B., Korać J., Stanković D.M., Stanić M., Popović-Bijelić A., Bogdanović Pristov J., Spasojević I., Bajčetić M. (2017) Mechanisms of redox interactions of bilirubin with copper and the effects of penicillamine. Chemico-Biological Interactions 278: 129-134.
(Pharmacology & Pharmacy 27/92, IF = 3.143, M21)
– ID=1436


Milić Komić S., Bogdanović Pristov J., Popović-Bijelić A., Zakrzewska J., Stanić M., Kalauzi A., Spasojević I. (2016). Photo-redox reactions of indole and ferric iron in water. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 185, 174-180., (2014 Engineering, Environmental 1/47, IF=7.435, M21)
– ID=1174


Savić, A., Mitrović A., Donaldson L., Radosavljević J. Simonović, Pristov Bogdanović J., Steinbach G., Garab G, Radotić K. (2016) Fluorescence-Detected Linear Dichroism of Wood Cell Walls in Juvenile Serbian Spruce: Estimation of Compression Wood Severity, Microscopy and microanalysis: the official journal of Microscopy Society of America, Microbeam Analysis Society, Microscopical Society of Canada, 22(2), 361-367. – ID=1158


Milic S, BogdanovićPristov J., Mutavdzič D., Savic A., Spasic M, Spasojevic I. (2015) The Relationship of Physicochemical Properties to the Antioxidative Activity of Free Amino Acids in Fenton System, Environmental Science and Technology, 49(7): 4245-4254. – ID=1044


Ristić AJ., Savić D., Bogdanović Pristov J., Nestorov J., Baščarević V., Raičević S., Savić S., Spasojević I. (2015) Hippocampal antioxidative system in mesial temporal lobe epilepsy. Epilepsia In Press doi: 10.1111/epi.12981. – ID=1077


Donaldson L. A., Nanayakkara B., Radotić K., Djikanovic-Golubović D., Mitrović A., Bogdanović Pristov J., Simonović Radosavljević J., Kalauzi A. (2015). Xylem parenchyma cell walls lack a gravitropic response in conifer compression wood. Planta, 242(6), 1413-1424. DOI 10.1007/s00425-015-2381-6 (2013 Plant Sciences 26/199, IF=3.376, M21)
– ID=1172


Mitrović A., Donaldson L. A., Djikanović D., Bogdanović Pristov J., Simonović J., Mutavdžić D., Kalauzi A., Maksimović V., Nanayakkara B., Radotić K. (2015). Analysis of static bending-induced compression wood formation in juvenile Picea omorika (Pančić) Purkyne. Trees – Stricture and Function, 29(5), 1533-1543. DOI:10.1007/s00468-015-1234-z (2013 Forestry 11/64, IF=1.869, M21)
– ID=1171


Pristov JB, Mutavdžić D, Prodanović O, Maksimović V, Radotić K (2015) Relations of cell wall bound peroxidases, phenols and lignin in needles of Serbian spruce Picea omorika (Pančić) Purkyně in the natural habitat. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 59: 271-277. – ID=1241


Mitrović A, Maksimović V, Mutavdžić D, Bogdanović Pristov J (2015) Total phenol content and total antioxidant activity drop during Tacitus bellus direct shoot organogenesis. Russian Journal of Plant Physiology 62: 700-705 – ID=1242


Mitrović A, Maksimović V, Mutavdžić D, Bogdanović Pristov J (2015) Total phenol content and total antioxidant activity drop during Tacitus bellus direct shoot organogenesis. Russian Journal of Plant Physiology 62: 700-705 – ID=1242


Bogdanović Pristov J., Opačić M., Dimitrijević M., Babić N., Spasojević I. (2015) A method for in-gel fluorescent visualization of proteins after native and sodium dodecyl sulfate polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis. Analytical Biochemistry 480: 6-10. doi: 10.1016/j.ab.2015.04.006. – ID=1106


Mojić M., Bogdanović Pristov J., Maksimović-Ivanić D., Jones D.R., Stanić M, Mijatović S, Spasojević I. (2014) Extracellular iron diminishes anticancer effects of vitamin C: an in vitro study. Scientific Reports 4: 5955. doi: 10.1038/srep05955. – ID=1016


Bogdanović Pristov J., Veljović Jovanović S., Mitrović A., Spasojević I. (2013) UV-irradiation provokes generation of superoxide on cell wall polygalacturonic acid. Physiolgia Plantarum, doi: 10.1111/ppl.12001. Plant Sciences 24/197 3.656 – ID=722


Bogdanović Pristov J., Spasić M., Spasojević I. (2013) Converting low dose radiation to redox signaling. Plant Signaling and Behavior 8: e23151. – ID=988


Milivojević J., Rakonjac V., Fotirić Akšić M., Bogdanović Pristov J., Maksimović V. (2013) Classification and fingerprinting of different berries based on biochemical profiling and antioxidant capacity. Pesquisa Agropecuária Brasileira 48: 1285-1294 – ID=995


Žižić M., Živić M., Spasojević I., Bogdanović Pristov J., Stanić M., Cvetić-Antić T., Zakrzewska J. (2013) The interactions of vanadium with Phycomyces blakesleeanus mycelium: enzymatic reduction, transport and metabolic effects. Research in Microbiology 164: 61-69 – ID=721


Spasojević I., Bogdanović Pristov J., Vujisić Lj., Spasić M. (2012) The reaction of methionine with hydroxyl radical: Reactive intermediates and methanethiol production. Amino Acids 42: 2439-2445. Biochemistry & Molecular Biology 86/290, 3.914 – ID=62


Milosavić N., Bogdanović Pristov J., Veličković D.V., Dimitrijević A.S., Kalauzi A., Radotić K. (2012) Study of the covalently immobilized amyloglucosidase on macroporous polymer by mathematical modeling of the pH optima. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology 87(10): 1450-1457. Engineering, Chemica 23/123, 2.504 – ID=66


Mitrović A., Janošević D., Budimir S., Bogdanović Pristov J. (2012) Changes in antioxidative enzymes activities during Tacitus bellus direct shoot organogenesis. Biologia Plantarum 56: 357-361 – ID=61


Pejin B., Bogdanovic Pristov J., Pejin I., Sabovljevic M. (2012) Potential antioxidant activity of the moss Bryum moravicum. Natural Product Research, DOI: 10.1080/14786419.2012.665915 – ID=65


Prodanovic O., Prodanovic R., Bogdanovic Pristov J., Mitrovic A., Radotic K. (2012) Effect of cadmium stress on antioxidative enzymes during germination of Serbian spruce [Picea omorika (Panč.) Purkyně]. African Journal of Biotechnology 11(52): 11377-11385 – ID=637


Pejin B., Kien-Thai Y., Bogdanovic-Pristov J., Pejin I., Spasojević I. (2012) In vitro investigation of the antihypertensive effect of the moss Rhodobryum ontariense (Kindb.). Digest Journal of Nanomaterials and Biostructures 7: 353-359 – ID=719


Bogdanović Pristov J., Mitrović A., Spasojević I. (2011) A comparative study of antioxidative activities of cell-wall polysaccharides. Carbohydrate Research 346: 2255-2259. Chemistry, Applied 18/71 2.332 – ID=59


Milivojević J., Maksimović V., Nikolić M., Bogdanović J., Maletić R., Milatović D. (2011) Chemical and antioxidant properties of cultivated and wild Fragaria and Rubus berries. Journal of Food Quality 34(1): 1-9 – ID=60


Mitrović A., Bogdanović J., Giba Z., Ćulafić Lj. (2010) Effect of photoperiod during growth of Chenopodium rubrum mother plants on properties of offspring. Biologia Plantarum 54(4): 735-739 – ID=56


Spasojević I., Bogdanović Pristov J. (2010) The potential physiological implications of polygalacturonic acid-mediated production of superoxide. Plant Signaling & Behavior 5(12): 1-5 – ID=58


Mitrović A., Živanović B., Dučić T., Bogdanović-Pristov J., Radotić Hadži-Manić K. (2010) Chenopodium rubrum L. as a model plant for physiological and biochemical investigations of ontogenesis in vitro. Biologica Nyssana 1: 61-64 – ID=529


Živanović B., Mitrović A., Bogdanović-Pristov J., Radotić Hadži-Manić K., Ćulafić Lj. (2010) Chenopodium murale L., a long-day plant as a model for physiological and biochemical research. Biologica Nyssana 1: 71-76 – ID=530


Mitrović A., Bogdanović J. (2009) Effect of gibberellic acid on total antioxidant activity during Chenopodium rubrum L. ontogenesis in vitro. Archives of Biological Sciences, Belgrade 61: 49-55 – ID=53


Laketa D.,  Bogdanović-Pristov J.,  Kalauzi A.,  Radotić K. (2009) Kinetic parameters for thermal inactivation of soluble peroxidase from needles of Serbian spruce Picea omorika (Pančić) Purkyne. General Physiology and Biophysics 28: 78-85 – ID=54


Bogdanović J., Spasojević I., Miković Ž., Mandić V., Cerović N., Spasić M. (2009) Antioxidative defense enzymes in placenta protect placenta and fetus in inherited thrombophilia from hydrogen peroxide. Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity 2: 14-18 – ID=55


Bogdanović J., Radotić K., Mitrović A. (2008) Changes in activities of antioxidant enzymes during Chenopodium murale seed germination. Biologia Plantarum 52: 396-400 – ID=48


Radotić K., Djikanović D., Bogdanović J., Vasiljević-Radović D. (2008) Levels of plant cell wall structural organization revealed by atomic force microscopy. Journal of Microscopy, Oxford 232: 508-510 – ID=49


Andrijevic Lj.,  Radotic K.,  Bogdanović Pristov J., Mutavdzic D., Bogdanovic G. (2008) Antiproliferative effect of synthetic lignin against human breast cancer and normal fetal lung cell lines. Potency of low molecular weight fractions. Journal of BUON 13: 241-244 – ID=50


Bogdanović J., Mojović M., Milosavić N., Mitrović A., Vučinić Ž., Spasojević I. (2008) Role of fructose in the adaptation of plants to cold-induced oxidative stress. European Biophysics Journal with Biophysics Letters 37: 1241-1246 – ID=51


Mitrović A., Bogdanović J. (2008) Activities of antioxidative enzymes during Chenopodium rubrum L. ontogenesis in vitro. Archives of Biological Sciences, Belgrade 60: 223-231 – ID=52


Dragišić Maksimović J., Bogdanović J., Maksimović V., Nikolić M. (2007) Silicon modulates the metabolism and utilization of phenolic compounds in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) grown at excess manganese. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science 170: 739-744 – ID=45


Bogdanović J., Milosavić N., Prodanović R., Dučić T., Radotić, K. (2007) Variability of antioxidant enzyme activity and isoenzime profile in needles of serbian spruce (Picea omorika (Pančić) Purkinye). Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 35: 263-273 – ID=46


Prodanović O., Prodanović R., Bogdanović J., Mitrović A., Milosavić N., Radotić K. (2007) Antioxidative enzymes during germination of two lines of Serbian spruce [Picea omorika (Panč.) Purkyně]. Archives of Biological Sciences, Belgrade 59(3): 209-216 – ID=47


Bogdanović J., Đikanović D., Maksimović V., Tufegdžić S., Đoković D., Isajev V., Radotić K. (2006) Phenolics, lignin content and peroxidase activity in Picea omorika lines. Biologia Plantarum 50: 461-464 – ID=43


Bogdanović J., Prodanović R., Milosavić N., Prodanović O., Radotić K. (2006) Multiple forms of superoxide dismutase in the apoplast and whole-needle extract of serbian spruce (Picea omorika (Pančić) Purkinye). Archives of Biological Sciences, Belgrade 58: 211-214 – ID=44


Tufegdžić S., Bogdanović J., Maksimović V., Vučinić Ž. (2005) Characterization of enzymatically synthesized diferulate. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1048: 466-470. Multidisciplinary Sciences 5/48 1.971 – ID=42


Current projects

Project ID
Project Title
Financial Source
My Status
OI173017 Study of structure-function relationships in the plant cell wall and modifications of the wall structure by enzyme engineering Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia Member
III43010 Modulation of antioxidative metabolism in plants for improvement of plant abiotic stress tolerance and identification of new biomarkers for application in remediation and monitoring of degraded biotopes Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia Member
SPS G5320 Radiation Hormesis for Higher Microalgae Biofuels Yield NATO Science for Peace and Security Programme Member
Cost Action CA15133 The Biogenesis of Iron-sulfur Proteins: from Cellular Biology to Molecular Aspects (FeSBioNet) COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) Member